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04/26/03-Longview

Hundreds Remember East Texas Teen

Hundreds crowded into a Kilgore gym today to say their goodbyes to a young man who touched many in his community.

Nearly 800 people packed into the Kilgore high school gym to say good-bye to a 14 year old boy whose death shocked them all.

Luke Lollie was killed after a one car accident on Easter Sunday.

He was a stellar athlete, playing 5 sports at Kilgore in a tribute to his talent in sports, his casket was given a ceremonial final walk around the basketball court.

For all who knew him, today wasn't about his death, but how he lived. Luke Lollie was laid to rest today at Kilgore Memorial Gardens.

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